Ex-minister jailed for 10 years for role in expressway fraud Society

Ex-minister jailed for 10 years for role in expressway fraud

Dinh La Thang, who served as Minister of Transport between August 2011 and February 2016, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the bidding and accounting fraud in the HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway project, a major toll road in southern Vietnam.
Cat Linh-Ha Dong trains passed safety and environmental assessment Society

Cat Linh-Ha Dong trains passed safety and environmental assessment

The Vietnam Register Authority under the Ministry of Transport announced it has completed the assessment and issued technical safety and environmental protection certification for 13 trains and other related components of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway, Hanoi’s long-delayed first metro project.
Violations of COVID-19 prevention and control regulations to be handled strictly Health

Violations of COVID-19 prevention and control regulations to be handled strictly

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the Ministry of Transport and the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises to consider the responsibility of Vietnam Airlines and its flight attendant for violations of COVID-19 prevention and control regulations, heard a Cabinet regular press conference on December 2.
Private airlines appeal for Government support Business

Private airlines appeal for Government support

Aviation firms appealed for Government support to overcome the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at a seminar recently held by the Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) in Hanoi.
Int’l commercial flights yet to take off  Business

Int’l commercial flights yet to take off

Relevant agencies and especially airlines have proposed ministries and sectors issue uniform regulations so as to restart international commercial flights that have been suspended for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.